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fuel filter problem leak...help

its 2000 e350 cargo van. diesel fuel leak from top of the engine. i suspect its from the filter housing most likely the yellow small drain handle. from reading around its the o ring in that handle. now the problem is getting in to the fuel filter housing. i removed air filter and heat shield but still can't access it neither from front or doghouse. any help how to get in to the filter housing. do i need to remove the turbo to do a fuel filter??? in my F450 alot easier as the air filter is on the side and you can access the fuel filter from the top


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Remove the doghouse and crawl in and have fun....... NOT much room I know.....
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you don't need to remove the dog house, I remove intake box, unbolt the wiring connector, and unbolt the intake muffler, and push it out of the way, On these its a little easier to use a hammer and long screw driver to spin off the filter top, it sounds like you might be leaking from the water drain, the cable snaps off a lot in these trucks, just manually push it shut. When you change the filter make sure you seat the o ring correctly, or it will leak like nobody's business.
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